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Persian Calligraphy Workshop with Alibaba Awrang at Connecticut Museum of Culture and History

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Join us for an introduction to Persian Calligraphy with master calligrapher Alibaba Awrang. Fusing Persian letters with brightly colored and bold patterns and images, Alibaba uses both traditional and modern techniques in his works. In this workshop, Alibaba will share his history , including his position as head the Department of Calligraphy and Miniature Painting at the Turquoise Mountain Institute in Afghanistan, an NGO founded by the former Prince of Wales (now King Charles III).

Awrang will present an overview of calligraphy, demonstrate his art form, show examples of his works, and assist students in creating their own small piece of calligraphy. This workshop will be structured for the beginner as well as the experienced artist. Materials and tools will be provided.

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May 11
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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